Quality Assurance Automotive sector - German

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Date: Mar 13, 2023

Location: Barcelona, ES

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose


Ensure the implementation and accomplishment of the Quality System that promotes continued improvement in designed countries and at the same time in coordination with the rest of the countries and observing the quality strategy. Coordination of internal and external complaints to ensure the efficient execution of corrective and preventive actions. 

Key Accountabilities


  • Maintain, improve and ensure accomplishment the certifications programs.
  • Maintenance and improvement of quality system.
  • Preparation and follow up of derogation petitions to customers.
  • Participates in the launch of new products/projects under Advance Product Quality Plan frame
  • Customer requirements maintenance.
  • Follows customer complaints and claims resolution and supports internal complaint treatment.
  • Performs certifications process audits for all departments.
  • Perform internal audits and participate in external audits (customer or certification).

Education & Experience


  • University degree (preferable in Chemical or Engineering fields) or comparable qualification
  • At least 5 years of experience preferable in Quality or Coatings. We appreciate experience in Automotive Industry.
  • Customer orientation, strategic orientation, results orientation, change management, ownership and collaboration
  • Work independently and self-motivation
  • Strong team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Good communicator with fluency in English and German language


At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 25885